#IOTW : Idioms of The Week (5)

  1. At the eleventh hour. Meaning: pada detik-detik terakhir.
    • Example:
      • “We don’t worry about death until the eleventh hour.”
  2. Hit the books. Meaning: belajar.
    • Example:
      • “If you want to get a good score, please hit the books!”
  3. Not on your life! Meaning: sama sekali tidak!
    • Example:
      • “Do you want to let me down? Not on your life!”
  4. Over my head .Meaning: terlalu sulit dimengerti.
    • Example:
      • “I decided to take a job that I wasn’t prepared for and I feel it was over my head.
  5. Take it easy. Meaning: tenanglah.
    • Example:
      • Take it easy, we still have a lot of time to finish this work.”
  6. Break your crayons. Meaning: menghancurkan harimu.
    • Example:
      • “John, don’t worry about him, he’s just trying to break your crayons.”
  7. My hands are full. Meaning: saya sangat sibuk.
    • Example:
      • “Don’t disturb me right now, my hands are full.
  8. Let your hair down. Meaning: rileks.
    • Example:
      • “Come join us on Friday! The party will give you a chance to let your hair down.
  9. Stand up for. Meaning: mendukung sepenuhnya.
    • Example:
      • “I will stand up for you no matter what.”
  10. I’m good. Meaning: ekspresi lain dari ‘tidak, terima kasih’ untuk menolak suatu tawaran.
    • Example:
      • Do you want to try this snack?

      • No. I’m good.

 Compiled and written by @Patipatigulipat at @EnglishTips4U on Saturday, September 24, 2011.



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